Man robs the dead but has since 'seen the light'

A MAN who callously raided a dead man's home was jailed for 12 months.

Cody Farrell was caught when the ute he'd loaded up with stolen property failed to start.

He pleaded guilty in the Mackay Magistrates Court to burglary and stealing on Sugar Shed Rd on July 11.

The court was told he was acting under duress for fear of reprisal from an accomplice, but had "seen the light" since committing the offence and was getting his life back on track.

Farrell will be eligible for parole on November 22.



Locals lose fight against Adani in Federal Court

Locals lose fight against Adani in Federal Court

Adani has steamrolled indigenous group over native title

Trial date for doctor accused of sexual assaulting patients

premium_icon Trial date for doctor accused of sexual assaulting patients

Doctor to fight against 10 sexual assault charges

Local Partners